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Sample Questions of UKPSC 


1. James Andrew Ramsay was the real name of which Governor-General of India?

 (a) Lord Dalhousie

 (b) Lord Canning

 (c) Lord North

 (d) Lord Curzon

Ans: (a)

Solution: The real name of Lord Dalhousie was James Andrew Ramsay.

Lord Dalhousie
Lord Dalhousie

Dalhousie is credited with consolidating the British Indian Empire and giving a boost to the infrastructure development in India. He introduced the process of modernization in India.

2. Who was the Governor General of India during the revolt of 1857?

 (a) Lord Hastings

 (b) Lord Canning

 (c) Lord Amhersi

 (d) Lord Auckland

Ans: (b)

Solution: Lord Canning was the Governor General of India during the revolt of 1857.

Lord Canning
Lord Canning

3. Hindustan Socialist Republican Army was formed in the year

 (a) 1919

 (b) 1927

 (c) 1916

 (d) 1928

Ans: (d)

Solution: Hindustan Republic Association at a historic meeting in the ruins of Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi (in 1928). It was renamed as Hindustan Socialist Republican Army then onwards. The participants included Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Bhagwaticharan Vohra from Punjab, and Bejoy Kumar Sinha, Shiv Verma, and Jaidev Kapur from UP.

The HSRA decided to work under collective leadership and adopted socialism as its official goal.

4. Who among the following was not associated with the Kakori incident?

 (a) Ram Prasad Bismil

 (b) Surya Sen

 (c) Rajendra Lahiri

 (d) Ashfaq Ullah

Ans: (b)

Solution: Chittgong Armory Raid, 1930 (Bengal): Led by Surya Sen , Rest all were involved in Kakori Train Incident.

Kakori Robbery (August 1925): The most important “action” of the Hindustan Republican Army (HRA) was the Kakori robbery. The men held up the 8-Down train at Kakori, an obscure village near Lucknow, and looted its official railway cash.

Government crackdown after the Kakori robbery led to arrests of many, of whom 17 were jailed, four transported for life and four— Bismil, Ashfaqullah, Roshan Singh and Rajendra Lahiri—was hanged. Kakori proved to be a setback.

5. Which one of the following is not the ancient race of Uttarakhand?

 (a) Yaksha

 (b) Nag

 (c) Kashi

 (d) Kinoar

Ans: (C)

Solution: Khasi race is not found in Uttarakhand. Khasi is the tribe of Meghalaya

6. Battle of Khurbura was fought in the year

 (a) 1800 A.D.

 (b) 1804 A.D.

 (c) 1710 A.D.

 (d) 1805 A.D.

Ans: (B)

Battle of Khurbura was fought in the year 1804. In this battle, king of Garhwal was killed by Gurkha invaders from Nepal.

7. Who demanded the separate Administrative Division for hill area in 1946 A.D?

 (a) Sridev Suman

 (b) Badridutt Pande

 (c) P.C. Joshi

 (d) Manvendra Shah

Ans: (B)

Badridutt Pande demanded a separate Administrative Division for hilly area in 1946.

8. The Teaty of Sigauli took place in the year

 (a) 1800 A.D.

 (b) 1803 A.D.

 (c) 1805 A.D.

 (d) 1815 A.D.

Ans: (D)

Treaty of Sigauli took place in December 2, 1815 between king of Nepal and the British East India Company.

9. Under whose leadership the movement against deforestation was launched in the Raini village of Chamoli ?

 (a) Sunder Lal Bahuguna

 (b) Chandi Prasad Bhatt

 (c) Gaura Devi

 (d) Kalyan Rawat

Ans: (C)

Gaura Devi was the legend of Chipko Movement in Uttarakhand.

10. Who was the founder of Parmar Dynasty?

 (a) Ajai Pal

 (b) Kanak Pal

 (c) Kanak Rao

 (d) Jagat – Pal

Ans: (B)

Kanak Pal was the founder of Parmar Dynasty.

11. Which one of the following is not an old folded mountain?

 (a) Ural mountain

 (b) Aravali mountain

 (c) Andes mountain

 (d) Appalachian mountain

Ans: (c)

Solution: Andes and Himalaya are not an old folded mountain. It is the recent folded mountain. Andes mountain is in South America.

Andes Mountain
Andes Mountain

12. Which of the following is a Basic landform?

 (a) Volcanic cone

 (b) Residual mountain

 (c) Monadnock

 (d) Erosional waterfall

Ans: (a)

Solution: Volcanic cone is a basic landform as it is not formed by the process of erosion or deposition.

Volcanic Cone
Volcanic Cone

13. Maximum Coastal erosion is caused by

 (a) Waves

 (b) Tides

 (c) Currents

 (d) Tsunami waves

Ans: (a)

Solution: Waves are the biggest factor of coastal erosion.

Coastal Erosion by Wave
Coastal Erosion by Wave

14. Which is the lowest layer of the Atmosphere?

 (a) Stratosphere

 (b) Ozonsphere

 (c) Ionosphere

 (d) Troposphere

Ans: (d)

Solution: Troposphere is the lowest layer of Earth’s atmosphere. It extends from about 7 km to 20 km above sea level. All weather occurs in this layer.

Layers of Atmosphere
Layers of Atmosphere

It is thick at the equator and is thin at the Poles. Why?

Because of the centrifugal force of the Earth generated due to rotation on it’s own axis.

15. The equatorial circumference of the Earth is nearly

 (a) 31,000 km

 (b) 40,000 km

 (c) 50,000 km

 (d) 64,000 km

Ans: (b)

Solution: The equatorial circumference of Earth is about 40,075 km.

16. Which one of the following Oceanic currents is not associated with the Pacific Ocean?

 (a) Canaries

 (b) Kuroshio

 (c) California

 (d) Humboldt

Ans: (a)

Solution: Canaries oceanic current is not a current of the Pacific ocean. It is North Atlantic ocean current.

Canaries Current
Canaries Current

17. In which year was the SAPTA (South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement) constituted?

 (a) 1977

 (b) 1993

 (c) 1985

 (d) 1996

Factual Question

Ans: (B)

18. Which one of the following is not a natural unit of time?

 (a) Tropical year

 (b) Lunar month

 (c) Standard time

 (d) Day

Ans: (C)

Standard time is not an unit of time.

19. Clouds are the result of

 (a) Evaporation

 (b) Normal Temp

 (c) Katabatic Lapse rate

 (d) Condensation

Ans: (d)

Solution: Clouds are the result of evaporation/transpiration but, the main source of clouds is evaporation.

Clouds form when warm, moist air rises and cools, causing the water vapor in the air to condense into tiny water droplets or ice crystals. This process is known as adiabatic cooling, which occurs due to the decrease in air pressure with increasing altitude. As the water droplets or ice crystals come together, they form clouds.

Evaporation: Conversion of Water in Vapour from the water body.

Transpiration: Conversion of Water in Vapour from the Plants.

20. Which one of the following pairs is incorrect?

 (a) Dodi Tal – Uttarkashi

 (b) Devriyan Tal – Tehri

 (c) Beni Tal – Chamoli

 (d) Basuki Tal Rudra Prayag

Devriyan Tal is situated in Rudra Prayag.

Ans: (b)

21. Where is Khatling glacier situated?

 (a) Tehri Garhwal District

 (b) Uttarkashi District

 (c) Chamoli District

 (d) Pitholhgarh District

Factual Question.

Ans: (A)

22. Eastern Dhauliganga (Poorvi Dhaulinganga) is a tributary of

 (a) Alaknanda

 (b) Kali river

 (c) Gontil river

 (d) Sharda river

Ans: (b)

Factual Question.

23. Which of the following National Parks of Uttrakhand has been included in Project Tiger Scheme in 2016?

 (a) Govind National park

 (b) Gangotri National Park

 (c) Rajaji National Park

 (d) Corbet National Park

Ans: (c)

Rajaji National Park of Uttarakhand was included in Project Tiger Scheme in the year 2016.

Project Tiger: The scheme was launched in the year 1973 amidst a falling population of tigers.


(i) Conservation of the endangered species and

(ii) Harmonizing the rights of tribal people living in and around tiger reserves Tiger reserve is the area notified for the protection of tiger and it’ prey.

These areas are notified by the State Government

The state government declares a region as tiger reserve on the recommendation of National Tiger conservation authority.

24. Where in Uttarakhand is the Kaliasaur Landslide Zone situated?

 (a) Between Chamba and Narendra Nagar

 (b) Between Kotdwara and Dogadda

 (c) Betweeen Agastyamuni and Guptkashi

 (d) Between Srinagar and Rudra Prayag

Ans: (d)

Factual Question

25. Which association shows correct sequence of sancturatires from west to east location in Uttarkhand?

 (a) Kedarnath Askot Nanda Devi – Binsar

 (b) Kedarnath Nanda Devi Askot – Binsar

 (c) Kedarnath Nanda Devi Binsar – Askot

 (d) Nanda Devi Kedarnath Binsar – Askot

Factual Question 

Ans: (c)